Good afternoon from Washington, DC! Below you will find our Weekly Wireless Wrap-Up, your update on the wireless telecommunications regulatory landscape, important wireless decisions, and more! Here is your wrap-up:
- Last Friday, the Broadband Data Task Force, Wireline Competition Bureau, and Office of Economics and Analytics released a Public Notice on the Broadband Serviceable Location Fabric (“Fabric”), providing information on submitting bulk challenges to the Fabric and details on the location data contained within the Fabric. As a reminder, the Broadband Data Collection opened last Thursday, and covered providers are required to submit broadband availability data as of June 30, 2022 by September 1, 2022. The accuracy of the Fabric will be critical for providers submitting data through the BDC. For more information and to view a copy of the Notice, see our post here.
- Yesterday, the Wireline Competition Bureau released a Public Notice seeking comment on the June 25, 2021 Interagency Agreement between the FCC, USDA, and NTIA (collectively the “Agencies”), which the Agencies entered into pursuant to the Broadband Interagency Coordination Act of 2020. The comments will inform the FCC’s preparation of a report to Congress, which will detail the effectiveness and possible improvements to the Agreement. Comments are due August 1, 2022 and reply comments are due August 16, 2022. For more information and to view a copy of the Notice, see our post here.
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